Kelly+Partners has been selected as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2022. The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations that develop workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through established policies and practices which demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

“Being recognised as an Employer of Choice 2 years in a row is a fantastic achievement for our company. Our people are the heart of what we do, it is great to see the initiatives and development programs available to them are well received. Differentiating ourselves to be one of Australia’s premier destination employers is a goal we strive to achieve every day.”

Brett Kelly - CEO, Kelly+Partners

Established in 2006 by founder and CEO Brett Kelly, Kelly+Partners Group was founded with the mission of helping the people, private businesses and communities they work with be better off. Over the last 16 years, Kelly+Partners has transformed from a 6-person start-up firm in the Central Coast and North Sydney to what is now an ASX-listed, B Corp® Certified accounting group with 64 Partners and 338 team members working across 19 offices in New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and Hong Kong. Kelly+Partners provides accounting, taxation, wealth management, mortgage and lending services, and other financial services to over 11,500 clients, private businesses and their owners.

Kelly+Partners is one of only 4 ASX listed Certified B Corps meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. The B Corp® Certification, along with being recognised as a Winner for Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2021 acknowledges the company’s efforts in driving positive impacts on their employees by striving to create conditions that continuously improving their employee’s financial, physical, professional, and social wellbeing.

As a people first organisation, the Learning and Development framework starts from day one where team members are assessed under the Gallup Strengths Finder program, gifted 5 books to read that form the common language of our organisation, undertake a 90 day onboarding program with buddy system and online Progress Academy™ platform, partake in external registered training programs and attend monthly / quarterly CEO sessions. To proliferate inclusion and diversity of thought, our squad model has developed a series of cross functional teams from all levels of the organisation helping identify and solve opportunities to improve team, client, and community impact.

Kelly+Partners Healthy, Wealthy, Wise program aims to encourage and drive growth and balance for its team members. Each month dedicated development discussions take place reviewing personal and professional goals that consider this balance and encourages team members bring their whole self to work. The Group looks to acknowledge and reward team members in unique and innovative ways such as our partnership with Upstreet, that has enabled every team member to be an owner in the publicly listed company, random acts of kindness gifting program, COVID vaccination leave and structured performance & salary review processes.

It’s this empowerment of team who live our values Want the best for others, one team- one way and We do what we say that enables Kelly+Partners to deliver an industry leading client experience and outcomes. This is recognised by our clients, who have given us a world class NPS score of +67 in an industry that has an average of -18*.

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